US: Highly questionable visa policy
RH: I cannot imagine a US consular official thus insulting Russian women. He may have had information that they were being sponsored by human traffickers, and implied that.
Ronald Hilton wrote: Istvan Simon writes: The United Sates is using capricious and insane methods to issue visas I talked on the phone yesterday to a friend of mine in California who is a fellow musician, and who has discovered on the web a young Russian prodigy, a truly extraordinary classical guitar player, just 16 years of age. I am absolutely certain that this kid will very soon become world famous; he is in the class of an Andres Segovia. Through the efforts of my friend, this kid got in contact with some top classical guitar masters in the United States, and received an invitation to participate in a 2 week Master's class in the United States. In spite of recommendation letters from said American masters his visa was denied. This is insane and shameful.
RH: They must have given him some reason for denying him the visa.
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